[Mono-list] Re: bug report for new JIT

Jeroen Frijters jeroen@sumatra.nl
Wed, 9 Apr 2003 17:27:29 +0200

On Wednesday, April 09, 2003 16:31, dietmar wrote:
> Interned strings are not collected because we store them=20
> inside a hash table which holds a reference.

Hmm. Most Java VMs (since 1.2) use weak references for the intern
hashtable. I just did some test and it appears that the Microsoft .NET
runtime doesn't collect interned strings.

What happens with interned strings when the AppDomain that interned them
gets unloaded?